It is not too early to wax nostalgic about the Internet
and trademark infringement. It seems so long ago that the Ninth Circuit, in
discussing metatags and initial interest confusion, said:
Using another's trademark in
one's metatags is much like posting a sign with another's trademark...
By Daniel T. Rockey
an opinion that will cause many companies to rethink their Internet
advertising strategies, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals held in Network
Automation, Inc. v. Advanced Systems Concepts , Inc. , Case No.
10-55840 (March 8, 2011) [ enhanced version / unenhanced version ...
By Darren Meale , Associate and Anthony Trenton , Partner
SNR Denton UK LLP
of Justice of the European Union (the CJ) has broadly approved the use by
advertisers of their competitors' famous trade marks to trigger the display of
sponsored listings on search engines
Rosetta Stone's trademark/keyword lawsuit
against Google was given new life today when the Fourth Circuit vacated in part
an order granting Google summary judgment. Rosetta
Stone v. Google, Inc ., 2012 U.S. App. LEXIS 7082 (4th Cir. 2012) [ enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers ...
By Douglas "Doug" D. Salyers , James Moore Bollinger , Mark S. VanderBroek and Michael "Mike" D. Hobbs Jr.
In Rosetta Stone v. Google [ enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers ], the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit recently clarified the legal standard...
Rosetta Stone Ltd. v.
Google, Inc ., 676 F.3d 144 (4th Cir. 2012) [ enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers ] presented
the Fourth Circuit with challenging questions involving federal trademark
infringement and dilution claims in the context of Google's keyword advertising